Harvest of horseshoe crabs, used for medicine and bait, to be limited to protect rare bird

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators are limiting the harvest of a primordial species of invertebrate to try to help rebuild its population andRead More

File-transfer software data breach affected 1.3M individuals, says Maine officials

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine has begun notifying people whose personal information was included in a data breach impacting as many asRead More

5-year-old girl reported missing in Providence found dead after search

A 5-year-old girl who was reported missing in Providence late Wednesday night has been found dead, police say. Naomi Thomas was reported missing after sheRead More

Democrat Gabe Amo becomes Rhode Island’s first Black candidate elected to Congress

Democrat Gabe Amo defeated Republican Gerry Leonard to win Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District seat Tuesday, becoming the state’s first Black candidate elected to Congress.Read More

Rhode Island could elect its first Black representative to Congress

Rhode Island voters could make history Tuesday by electing the state’s first Black representative to Congress or return the seat last held by Republicans inRead More

US senators seek answers from Army after reservist killed 18 in Maine

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Two senators from Maine asked the U.S. Army inspector general on Monday to provide a full accounting of interactions with aRead More

Maine mass shooter was alive for most of massive 2-day search, autopsy suggests

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Army reservist who opened fire inside at a bowling alley and a bar in Lewiston, Maine, before disappearing was alive and possiblyRead More

Millions of dollars of psychedelic mushrooms seized in a Connecticut bust

Law enforcement officials came across a staggering find after being tipped off about possible drug-dealing: dozens of dog-food-size bags of psychedelic mushrooms worth an estimatedRead More

Biden tells residents of Maine city reeling from mass shooting: ‘You’re not alone’

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden stood for a moment of silence and placed a bouquet of white flowers at aRead More

Maine’s governor to form panel to probe how authorities handled previous concerns about Lewiston gunman

(CNN) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills announced Wednesday she plans to establish an independent commission of experts to probe the Lewiston mass shooting, the “months preceding theRead More